Lizzie Borden took an axe.... The people of Fall River, Massachusetts, fear me. Perhaps rightfully so. I remain a suspect in the brutal deaths of my father and his second wife despite the verdict of innocence at my trial. With our inheritance, my sister, Emma, and I have taken up residence in Maplecroft, a mansion near the sea and far from gossip and scrutiny. But it is not far enough from the affliction that possessed my parents. Their characters, their very souls, were consumed from within by something that left malevolent entities in their place.
Part Ikea catalog, part comedy, part horror, Horrorstor is a page-turning darkly comic adventure sure to delight, entertain, and terrify. This quick read is perfect for late nights and to help get you through the summer lull before new episodes of your favorite TV shows are back on air.
Don’t read in the dark! This thriller has the reader questioning what is real and what isn’t as a quiet, seaside town is plunged into a blizzard as a monster lurks in the shadows
In the near future a new, highly contagious virus makes its way across the globe. Most who get sick experience nothing worse than flu, fever and headaches. But for the unlucky one percent - and nearly five million souls in the United States alone - the disease causes "Lock In": Victims fully awake and aware, but unable to move or respond to stimulus. The disease affects young, old, rich, poor, people of every color and creed. The world changes to meet the challenge
Harry August is on his deathbed. Again. No matter what he does or the decisions he makes, when death comes, Harry always returns to where he began, a child with all the knowledge of a life he has already lived a dozen times before. Nothing ever changes. Until now.
In this gripping and provocative debut novel, the world Cal and Frida have always known is gone, and they've left the crumbling city of Los Angeles far behind them. They now live in a shack in the wilderness, working side-by-side to make their days tolerable in the face of hardship and isolation. Mourning a past they can't reclaim, they seek solace in each other. But the tentative existence they've built for themselves is thrown into doubt when Frida finds out she's pregnant.
It begins with Peter, a devoted man of faith, as he is called to the mission of a lifetime, one that takes him galaxies away from his wife, Bea. Peter becomes immersed in the mysteries of an astonishing new environment, overseen by an enigmatic corporation known only as USIC. But Peter is rattled when Bea’s letters from home become increasingly desperate: typhoons and earthquakes are devastating whole countries and governments are crumbling. Bea’s faith, once the guiding light of their lives, begins to falter.
The Twelve Dancing Princesses” reborn as flappers in Manhattan during the Roaring Twenties. This is the haunting and evocative story of twelve sisters who are kept captive by their controlling father, but risk everything to escape each night for a taste of freedom. Dancing their nights away is a dangerous game, but one they can’t quit. With a life like this, will there ever be room for love?
This very direct, affecting book captures a sense of two people who once deeply needed each other, but through the travails of marriage, work, and parenthood, lost their way. It’s the simple story of a woman, who with the help of a magic phone is suddenly able to imagine how important her husband has been to her, and how easily she managed to overlook him.
The perfect story for lovers of books, Jane Austen, or mysteries. Addicting, fast paced, and full of bibliophilic wonder.